Man charged in connection with Chipping Norton sexual assault

Police are appealing for witnesses
Police are appealing for witnesses

A 26-year-old man has been charged in connection with sexual offences in Chipping Norton and Oxford.

Sam Pearce, of no fixed abode, has been charged with one count of rape of a woman aged 16 years or over, one count of sexual assault on a female, one count of common assault and one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

The assault occasioning actual bodily harm relates to an incident on August 9, 2015 in Chipping Norton.

The rape and common assault charges relate to an incident on October 31, 2015 in Oxford.

The sexual assault charge relates to an incident in Market Place, Chipping Norton on November 18, 2015.

Pearce was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Oxford Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, Friday.